The alchemical body siddha traditions in medieval india

A panel to honor his scholarship was part of the program of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, held at Chicago on November 1, The Alchemical Body excavates and centers within its Indian context the lost tradition of the medieval Siddhas. Anthropomne rated it it was amazing Nov 14, References to this book Landscapes of Urban Memeory: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Seemingly comprehensive look at the fascinating story of medieval Indian alchemy, and its sources and influences. University of Chicago Press: General Asian Studies Religion: With these insights, White opens the way to a new and more comprehensive understanding of mfdieval entire sweep of medieval Indian mysticism, within the broader context of south Asian Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam.

J Y rated it really liked it Jan 23, Pradeep Sharma rated it it was amazing May 17, About Contact News Giving to the Press. The Alchemical Body excavates and centers within its Indian context the lost tradition of the medieval Siddhas.

Paperbackpages. This remarkable book illuminates the "body of light" of yogis, tantrikas, and alchemists.

The Alchemical Body

It allows us to learn something very important and have a new paradigma In the study of alchemy. The Dynamics of Transformation in Siddha Alchemy Want to Read saving….

Siddha Traditions in Medieval India. Angela rated it it was amazing Jul 19, The author traveled throughout India and Nepal, spoke with living yogis and alchemists, and combed the yogic, tantric, and ayurvedic scriptures of Hindu, Nath, Taoist and Buddhist Siddha traditions to reveal their alchemical secrets. Matt Hahn rated it liked it Jun 13, Although author accepts that he did not meet any authentic siddhars, details in this book is a bit impressive.

Homologous Structures of the Alchemical Body. This book is an essential reference for anyone interested in Indian yoga, alchemy, and the medieval beginnings of science.

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Detalhes do produto Capa comum: Mark rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Leia mais Leia menos. Laura Spaulding rated it really liked it May 06, Sources for the History of Tantric Alchemy in India 5: Fantastic history of understanding the body in Medieval India. David Gordon White received his Ph. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

James Sass rated it it was amazing Aug 23, Yannis rated it really liked it Apr 06, Working from previously unexplored alchemical sources, David Gordon White demonstrates for the first time that the medieval disciplines of Hindu alchemy and hatha yoga were practiced by one and the same people, and that they tradiitons be understood only when viewed tog The Alchemical Body excavates and centers within its Indian context the lost tradition of the medieval Siddhas.

Sources for the History of Tantric Alchemy in India. Indian Paths to Immortality. The Invention of Madness Emily Baum.

Homologous Structures of the Alchemical Body. His two most recent books are published with Princeton University Press: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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